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What could be the cause of pain in the back of the head, behind the eyes, above the nose and ears?

What could be the cause of pain in the back of the head, behind the eyes, above the nose and ears?

See below: Might be sinus condition/infection. Sinusitis can refer pain to back of head besides usual sites of around eyes, cheek bones, base of nose, forehead. Saline nasal spray may help with congestion as may otc decongestant like sudafed. If gets worse or develop fever & purulent drainage, see doc for possible antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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Anyone get the feeling of fullness in the inner ear from grinding?

Anyone get the feeling of fullness in the inner ear from grinding?

Absolutely: Tmj joint compression has many effects, including tension in the ligament that opens and closes the eustachian tube. Hence, ear fullness. ...Read more

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What would cause a tingling sensation in the head which stretches from behind the ear moves to the parietal almost to the frontal bone? Also dizziness

What would cause a tingling sensation in the head which stretches from behind the ear moves to the parietal almost to the frontal bone? Also dizziness

Posterior auricular: this could be a posterior auricular nerve problem which could be from a local nerve compression or from a C2 root lesion as the area you described corresponds to a C2 dermatome, MRI C spine would help differentiate between the two. ...Read more

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Acute pain from the collar bone up the neck through the back of the neck to the head and causing headaches?

Acute pain from the collar bone up the neck through the back of the neck to the head and causing headaches?

Location important: Your sketch does raise a question of a brachial plexus problem provoking headaches, or perhaps referred issues from the neck. So, need to search for thoracic outlet syndrome, cervical spondylosis, etc. Therapy can be very successful, but need to have a precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause pain behind the ear and in the neck?

It can indeed: TMJ can cause all sorts of pain patterns involving the ear, head and neck. ...Read more

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What can cause pain in the head on the left side that moves from neck to temple?

What can cause pain in the head on the left side that moves from neck to temple?

Occipital HA's: Muscle tension can put pressure on the occipital nerve & so can facet arthritis in the c-spine. They start in the neck or base odf the skull (occiput) and go up & over the top of ur head and settles behind the eyes. C a neurologist 4 eval & c-spine x-rays 2 b sure. ...Read more

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Sudden pain attacks at the right side behind the ear area of the head. what could it be the cause of the pain?

Mastoiditis?: That hard area just behind the ear is the Mastoid. It is possible to get infection there. Often this occurs after or in conjunction with an ear infection. The pain could also be muscular from spasm. ...Read more

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In trigeminal neuralgia, is the pain throbbing/stabbing on the face, or more like constant tension on the cheek, behind the ear and jawline?

In trigeminal neuralgia, is the pain throbbing/stabbing on the face, or more like constant tension on the cheek, behind the ear and jawline?

Paroxysmal in face: Typical trigeminal neuralgia pain is characterized by paroxysmal or sudden brief attacks of pain: throbbing, stabbing or electric confined to the face. Pain may be triggered by touch. Not behind the ear or constant tension. ...Read more

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Can Tmj cause seeking infront of the ear and below the eye?

Can Tmj cause seeking infront of the ear and below the eye?

Definitely, yes: The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache and toothache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of burning sensation in lymph node behind ear near jaw and some ringing in that ear from time to time?

What could be the cause of burning sensation in lymph node behind ear near jaw and some ringing in that ear from time to time?

Possible infection: Lymph nodes are localized groups of white cells that are designed to attack foreign tissue, especially infections. When activated, there can be a burning sensation to the surrounding tissues. Ringing in the ear is a non specific symptom, but may be associated with inflammation and infection. Best to have this checked out. ...Read more

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What could cause a shotting pain from the bottom of the back of the neck to the side of your head above the left ear?

What could cause a shotting pain from the bottom of the back of the neck to the side of your head above the left ear?

Pinched nerve: Yoiu ae describing the effect of pinching the greater occipital nerve at the base of yoiu skull. It is outside the skull and is common in whiplash settings. If it persists see yoiur doctor for a referral to a pain specialist or clinic. ...Read more

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Left side of my face pains,left eye left ear. The pain is mainly due a nerve i guess which goes from eye to ear then to the neck..plz help ..

Left side of my face pains,left eye left ear. The pain is mainly due a nerve i guess which goes from eye to ear then to the neck..plz help ..

Consult dentist: Getting the pain from the eye to ear area and the neck definetly warrants a visit to the dentist. you most likely have gum disease and maybe more infection in the teeth too. that is one of the reasons to have bad breath. ...Read more

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What causes a constant burning/numb feeling on the right side of the head from behind the ear to the crown? Present with other symptoms

What causes a constant burning/numb feeling on the right side of the head from behind the ear to the crown? Present with other symptoms

Occipital neuralgia: Occasionally, either the C2 or C3 nerve root can get pinched as it leaves the cervical spine. These are mostly sensory nerve roots, and if they are pinched it can cause pain generally felt in the back of the head or the occipital region. See your doctor , in the meantime take otc ibuprofen. ...Read more